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Democracy and Justice Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Green Bay, WI, United States
Democracy and Justice Studies from University of Wisconsin Green Bay fit you if you are fervent about justice and passionate about the ideals necessary to live in a democratic society and believe that your freedoms are the rights of all United States citizens.
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Democracy and Justice Studies from University of Wisconsin Green Bay  explores diverse ideals and practices of democracy and justice in the U.S. and the world through social and historical studies. Students are strongly encouraged to put the principles of democracy and justice into action in the classroom, in internships, in research projects, in their volunteer and daily lives and in their eventual career choices.


DJS is encouraged for individuals interested in a variety of careers related to community development, social justice, social and environmental activism, women's and gender equity, and other social issues. Graduates work in a wide range of careers including:

  • Business
  • Community Organizing
  • Domestic and International Development
  • Education
  • Journalism
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Library and Informational Sciences
  • Museum and Cultural Administration
  • Non-profit and Advocacy Work
  • Philanthropy
  • Politics and Government
  • Public and Social Service Professions
  • Religion and Theology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Studies
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Studies
  • U.S. and the World
  • Women's and Gender Studies

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • The online UW System application.
    • A $25 application fee
    • Your official high school transcripts.
    • Your official ACT or SAT scores.
    • Essay
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Financial Support Statement
    • Test scores
    • English Language Proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16092 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16092 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16092 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7874 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7874 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 9,110 USD Minnesota Resident
  • 7,874 USD Michigan Compact or Upper Michigan Resident

Living costs for Green Bay

  • 1105 - 1840 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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